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Spine experts repudiate Medtronic studies
In an extraordinary move, a group of spine specialists are publicly repudiating the research of other experts that...
Some MA hospitals back price curbs
Support is building among some Massachusetts hospitals for temporary government limits on healthcare prices, a...
In CO, a tale of two hospitals
Aspen Valley Hospital will give its employees an average pay increase of 2.4% this month, while the Vail Valley...
HHS and AHRQ Announce Patient Safety, Malpractice Grants
The Department of Health and Human Services and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality announced last Friday...
Wide Gaps Remain in Quality of Care, Says AHRQ
Despite much more attention to the issue of patient safety, rates of postoperative sepsis—or bloodstream...
Web Exclusive: Who's the Best? Web site Ranks Most States in Quality Measures
The Agency for Health Research and Quality recently expanded its "State Snapshots" to illustrate with...
Web Exclusive: Are You Doing All You Can to Spot Medical Errors?
In a recent report, the AHRQ found several areas that hospitals could consider in improving their patient safety...
HRET Receives $1.8 Million Safety, Quality Contract
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality has awarded a 20-month, $1.8 million contract to the Health Research...
Web Exclusive: AHRQ Reports Find Issues with Patient Safety, Racial Disparities
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality released two reports today that shows that most patients are not getting...
AHRQ study: Frequency and costs of potentially preventable hospitalizations
This Statistical Brief from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality presents national data from the Healthcare...

Webcast: Cultivating Physician-Hospital Alignment in the ACO Era
The physician-hospital relationship has always been important but with reform, fortifying these partnerships is now an...
Audio Conference: Slash Your Readmission Rates
With 20% of Medicare fee-for-service beneficiaries discharged from a hospital being readmitted within 30 days, two of...
Webcast: Tackle Physician Turnover Costs, Rev Up Recruitment
Physician turnover can cause millions to walk out your front door. Losing just one physician can mean a $1 million hit...
Book: The Healthcare Executive's Guide to Urgent Care Centers and Freestanding EDs
One in five Americans lacks adequate access to primary care physicians and even those patients with insurance and a...
Handbook: Peer Review and Quality Committee Essentials Handbook
The Medical Staff Leadership Online Training Library offers a new, easily accessible way for physician leaders to...
Handbook: Credentials Committee Essentials Handbook
The Medical Staff Leadership Online Training Library offers a new, easily accessible way for physician leaders to...
Handbook: Department Chair Essentials Handbook
The Medical Staff Leadership Online Training Library offers a new, easily accessible way for physician leaders to...
Handbook: Medical Executive Committee Essentials Handbook
The Medical Staff Leadership Online Training Library offers a new, easily accessible way for physician leaders to...
Book: The Medical Executive Committee Manual
Give physician leaders the knowledge and tools to confidently and effectively carry out their MEC responsibilities and...